April 6, 1945 - April 18, 2018
Waverly, New York
April 18, 2018
April 6, 1945
Ithaca, New York
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 12:00 PM at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly, NY
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly, NY
Barton Cemetery, Barton, New York
Karen Joyce Benjamin was born April 6th, 1945 in Ithaca, NY and passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 in Waverly, NY.
She was the daughter of Irene Eastman, and GusSalsman. She is survived by her daughter, Kelly Stout & son, Michael Stout; step daughter, Brenda Hutchins; step son, Robert L Benjamin Jr. (Brandy); grandchildren, Steven (Ashley), Heather (Dan), Craig (Kayla), Dakota, Pauly (Brittany), Michelle (Brian), Joey, Sage, Michael, Addison, Nicole, John, Bobby, Carter, Kiana, Makayla, Brittni; great grandchildren; brothers, Hayes (Cheryl), John, Bob; and sisters, Pat and Anita (Mark).
Karen was predeceased by her mother, Irene Eastman; father, Gus Salsman; husband, Robert L Benjamin Sr.; and son, Edward J. Stout.
Karen worked hard at NCR, and raised three children she was an amazing knitter and crocheter, and enjoyed starting new projects before finishing the last. She enjoyed vacationing at New Jersey beach, reading, playing games, watching the races at the casino, and spending time with the family. One of her greatest passions was helping the ones she loved and they will forever be grateful. She will be missed many...
A time of calling will be held on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 from 11 to 12 at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly. Memorial services will be held on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 12:00 PM at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly with Pastor Bruce Vanderpool officiating and burial to follow in Barton Cemetery. Those wishing to send a message of sympathy to Karen’s family may visit our Facebook page or by sending a private message of sympathy in “Obituaries” at www.blauveltfuneralhome.com